Comparison of Biologicals in Treatment of Severe Asthma

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This is a retrospective clinical study on adult patients (18 years or more) with biological therapy for severe asthma at the Helsinki University Central Hospital (HUCH). This is a real-life study with a broader patient population than in a randomized controlled trial. Omalizumab has been used for treatment of asthma in HUCH since January 2009, anti-IL5 therapies starting with mepolizumab since April 2016.


Investigators collect and analyse results of anti-IL5/IL5R and anti-IgE therapies in asthma until October 2019. Investigators compare number of exacerbations, number of glucocorticoid courses, dose of per oral glucocorticoid, number of antibiotic courses, need of emergency care and hospitalizations because of asthma before use of biologicals and at the latest visits of the participants when using biologicals.

Study Design




IL5 Antagonist or anti-IL5R-antibody or Omalizumab


Helsinki University Central Hospital


Active, not recruiting


Helsinki University Central Hospital

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